• How major US stock indexes fared Friday

    5 days ago - By Chron

    Stocks in the U.S. and Europe skidded Friday as investors worried about the financial stability of Turkey and how it might affect the global banking system.
    On Friday:
    The S&P 500 plunged 20.30 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,833.28.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 196.09 points, or 0.8 percent, to 25,313.14.
    The Nasdaq composite declined 52.67 points, or 0.7 percent, to 7,839.11.
    The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks fell 4.08 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,686.80.
    For the week:
    The S&P 500 lost 7.07 points, or 0.2 percent.
    The Dow slid 149.44 points, or 0.6 percent.
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